Captain Woodgett of the Cutty Sark

I’ve been meaning to visit his grave for years and finally went this week. It wasn’t easy to find – hidden away in a tiny countryside church at the top of a hill just outside Burnham Norton in Norfolk. It took a few minutes looking between the gravestones but there it was – unmistakably, withContinue reading “Captain Woodgett of the Cutty Sark”

The pointless phenomenon of tailgating?

This is not to be confused with the other variety – a social event held on and around the open tailgate of a vehicle. The one I’m talking about involves people driving too close to the back of your car to stop in time. It’s one of my top bugbears. It’s not that I drive slowly – on the contraryContinue reading “The pointless phenomenon of tailgating?”

On the mend

I nearly didn’t write this evening and it’s a lot later then I’d usually post. I’ve currently got 7 minutes to post before midnight! I’ve had an extremely busy day and struggled to find a moment to work till now. Since I haven’t ever missed a Friday (as far as I’m aware) I couldn’t accommodateContinue reading “On the mend”

United in one ‘movement’

My grandma used to eat a lot of prunes. Apparently they are great for ‘movements’ (of the bowel variety) as they have a lot of fibre in them. I’ve never tested this myself. I had this idea for my social media – the five Olympic Rings as toilet seats. I think it just about works.Continue reading “United in one ‘movement’”